The ebola epidemic in West Africa is not just a health care crisis. It has affected every corner of society in the countries most affected. Schools have been closed for months, infrastructure projects have been put on hold and GDP growth has slowed to a crawl. A discussion of the social and economic cost of Ebola in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
Guest Host: Susan Page
Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz served as chairman of President Clinton’s Council of Economic Advisers and as chief economist at the World Bank. In his new book, he discusses his growing concern over how poorer nations are faring in the globalization process.
- Joseph Stiglitz winner of the Nobel Prize for economics in 2001, professor of economics at Columbia University, and author of "Making Globalization Work," "Globalization and Its Discontents," and "The Three Trillion Dollar War" (with Linda Bilmes).
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